Daily Archives: October 12, 2012

Campaign to label GMOs in Ontario

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Chinese fish farmers feed pig manure

From Nguyen Dieu Tu Uyen and William Bi at Bloomberg.com

“At Chen Qiang’s tilapia farm in Yangjiang city in China’s Guangdong province, which borders Hong Kong, Chen feeds fish partly with feces from hundreds of pigs and geese. That practice is dangerous for American consumers, says Michael Doyle, director of the University of Georgia’s Center for Food Safety.

“The manure the Chinese use to feed fish is frequently contaminated with microbes like salmonella,” says Doyle, who has studied foodborne diseases in China Continue reading

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GMOs as the Thalidomide of our time?

For those too young to have heard about it, Thalidomide was a drug prescribed to pregnant mothers in the late 50s and early 60s which resulted in the birth of horribly deformed babies.

From The Intel Hub.com

The recent and long-term French study from the University of Caen found that eating genetically modified corn and consuming trace levels of Monsanto’s Roundup chemical fertilizer caused rats to develop horrifying tumors, widespread organ damage, and premature death.

This study has been deemed “the most thorough research ever published into the health effects of GM food crops and the herbicide Roundup on rats.”

The study found:

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